South Africa

Open Diary

Swapan Dasgupta

The bad journalism of NYT and the good news from Zimbabwe

The Man behind the Mahatma

A retelling of the Gandhi story for the young

The Cost of Localising BRICS

Let’s not induce the world to re-hyphenate India and Pakistan

The Road to Somewhere

Whether you want to hear the cracking of glaciers or have lions look through your car window, one of these could be the road trip of a lifetime


Will we ever see beauty in defeat?

A Vision of Victory

How India won the Blind World Cup in cricket

The Free Spirit

The words of Nadine Gordimer (1923–2014) made South Africa a less dangerous place—and literature an argument for freedom

Faf du Plessis

In his debut Test match, du Plessis batted for almost eight hours, often with tail-enders, to save a match

The Remembered Pain

Its apartheid past looms over South Africa as a perpetual reminder even as it gets ready to lead the ‘African decade’

India vs South Africa

In South Africa, India has been thoroughly walloped, with precisely one win in 12 Tests


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